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Provided by: Postdoc Academy

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Open research and open minds: get your research out there to boost impact!


Do you know what to look out for when choosing an Open Access publisher or a data repository?

It's important to get these decisions right to be at the forefront of the trend towards Open Research, ensuring that you build a strong profile and embrace the changes that are expected from researchers.

Practicing Open Research will help you to:

  • Be cited more often
  • Secure grants
  • Spark collaborations
  • Make your findings more reproducible
Target audience
  • Postdocs
  • Researchers
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Topics covered

In this session, we will look at

  • How the University of Cambridge supports and encourages Open Research
  • The 'why?' and 'how?' of Open Access publishing
  • Best practice in sharing data
  • What funders require from researchers
  • Some practical tools to make your research more open
  • This course will now be delivered remotely as a Webinar. Joining details will be sent to participants.

The session will be delivered by Dr Beatrice Gini, Training Coordinator at the Office of Scholarly Communication. Bea has worked in secondary education and as a research consultant with the Zoological Society of London. At the OSC she supports researchers and PhD students who want to learn more about publishing, Open Research and Research Data Management.

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